Taiwan Sugar Corporation
Government-owned corporation of Ministry of Economic Affairs (Taiwan)
|Headquarters||No.68, Shengchan Rd.,
East Dist., Tainan City, Taiwan(R.O.C.)
General manager: 楊錦榮
|Divisions||Marketing Business Division
Hypermarket Business Division
Animal Industry Business Division
Petroleum Business Division
Sugar Business Division
Biotechnology Business Division
Agriculture Business Division
Leisure Business Division
Taiwan Sugar Corporation (TSC; Chinese: 台灣糖業股份有限公司; pinyin: Táiwān Tángyè Gōngsī) or Taisugar (Chinese: 台糖; pinyin: Táitáng) is a state-run enterprise of Taiwan, with headquarters located in Tainan City, Taiwan.
Brief History and Introduction
The corporation was established on May 1, 1946, by the Kuomintang government after their entrance into Taiwan, through merging all of the sugar companies(Dai-Nihon, Taiwan, Meiji, and Ensuiko Sugar Company) in Japanese era in Taiwan. In the 1950s and 1960s, sugar was one of the major exports of Taiwan; the corporation remains a major land owner nowadays.
Taiwan's sugar trade, which flourished for almost 400 years, is now a sunset industry, and the Taiwan Sugar Corporation has diversified its business into tourism, floriculture, biotechnology, and retailing. It also operates a chain of gas stations, and invests in Taiwan High Speed Rail.
TSC sugar plants
- Shanhua Sugar Factory in Shanhua District, Tainan City
- Huwei Sugar Factory in Huwei Township, Yunlin County
- Siaogang Sugar Refinery in Siaogang District, Kaohsiung City
Taiwan Sugar Corporation has five types of developments which are Open Bid Construction, Joint Construction, Community Development, Sugar Factory Fields Development and Student's Dormitory development.
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